It is no exaggeration to say medicinal cannabis turned Mike Cleary’s life around. Here, in the first of a two-part interview, the Sativite chief executive tells Cannabiz of his personal experiences after a horror road accident and how a group of Australian farmers are setting their sights on local production.

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If there is anyone working in the industry who can testify to the therapeutic worth of medicinal cannabis it is surely Mike Cleary.

Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...